PAGAN INTEREST CIRCLE
PICT holds monthly rituals on the Saturday evening closest to the Full Moon, starting at 7:00pm.
Our mission is to create a place for Unitarian Universalist Pagans to practice our spirituality in community, and for those who are interested in Paganism and Unitarian Unviersalism to learn and worship with us.
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MARCH FULL MOON RITUAL
The Pagan Interest Circle (PICT) Invites You into Our Full Moon Circle This Saturday, March 4 at 7:00 pm in the Chapel.
Each night now, Dark Winter retreats until it loses its grip on the Wheel of the Year at the Spring Equinox, just weeks away. March is riding in on the wind and rain, thunder and hail storms this year, reminding us that Element of Air is ascendant in the Spring. Yellow is the color of early spring. In the North, crocuses and early tulips push through the thawing earth and the slender flowers of witch hazel splash yellow on branches whose buds have not yet leafed. Here, you can see yellow daffodils and blooming forsythia branches for sale in supermarkets and on street flower carts.
Gardner's know that when the spring plants that grow from bulbs first flower, they mark the time for seeds and the seedlings already started in peat pots and hothouses to be planted in the ground.
This Saturday, March 4, at 7:00 pm., the Pagan Interest Circle (PICT) invites you to our Full Moon Circle. We'll gather in the Chapel, dig our hands into the ground, and perform a ritual planting. It is time to take the first actions toward manifesting our desires in our life. What are you going to grow this year? What will you plant?
It's time to plant: bring your own seeds or feel free to use the ones we'll have on hand.
WHO WE ARE
For over 20 years the Pagan Interest Circle (PICT) of the First Unitarian Universalist Church Society of San Francisco, a Chapter organization of CUUPS, has been meeting for monthly Full Moon Rituals on the Saturday evening closest to the Full Moon, and for the solar pagan holidays of Winter Solstice and Beltane. We are an open circle dedicated to providing ritual space for all respectful families and individuals of any age. Our policy requires that our rituals are clean and sober, drugs, alcohol, fragrance and animal free. Individuals who rely on an animal companion are welcome but will need to secure their animal away from the the ritual room/space.
PAGAN INTEREST CIRCLE'S
New Ritual Calendar for 2022-2023
The following dates are confirmed for the Pagan Interest Circle's new Ritual Calendar. Rituals will be held in the Chapel of the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin St. at the corner of Geary Blvd. San Francisco CA 94109, unless otherwise notified. At this time we do not have volunteer ritual leaders confirmed for to continue virtual rituals on ZOOM. This could change: I encourage anyone who would like to lead a virtual ritual to step forward! The dates will be the same: just select from the following calendar.
All dates are on Saturday evenings, 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M., except for April 30, 2023 which is a Sunday afternoon in the Courtyard.
December 17 -Winter Solstice Ritual Celebration Thomas Starr King Room
April 30, Sunday Beltane Maypole Ritual in the Courtyard, 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
August 26 - Blue Moon Ritual
As Chapter organization of CUUPS, we ask for annual $20 membership dues collected each October at Samhain. All our Rituals are open to all; membership not required. Only members are allowed to vote on issues that may come before the group.
To learn more about CUUPS,
check out the FaceBook page "Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans- CUUPS".
Or, go to patheos.com and read the CUUPS blog, Nature's Sacred Journey: Celebrating UU-Paganism & Earth-Centered Experience.
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please contact Christine Patch-Lindsay.
or Text Message to set up a time to talk. 415-424-6964.